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Introduction to Social Work

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9780205001972

ISBN10:
0205001971
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Pub. Date:
6/29/2011
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Pearson
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Summary

Introduction to Social Workemphasizes in the current generalist practice perspectives and answers students'questions about social work and their social work education. Cases help students apply theory to practice and provide a glimpse of what social workers do and the versatility of the profession.

Author Biography

O. William Farley received his B.S, M.S.W., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Utah. Following his graduation from the M.S.W. program, Dr. Farley served for three years in the United States Air Force as a Captain in the Medical Services. AT his last assignment, Dr. Farley was the Chief Psychiatric Social Worker at the USAF Hospital at Travis Air Force Base in California. In 1962, Dr. Farley became a full-time faculty member at the University of Utah College of Social Work.

 

Dr. Farley has held many different positions at the College of Social Work, including the Director of Master's Program, the Director of the Doctoral Program, and Associate Dean for Research and Director of the Social Research Institute. Dr. Farley retired from the College of Social Work in spring of 2010. Dr. Farley is also a licensed clinical social worker and marriage and family therapist.

 

Dr. Farley has published extensively in the fields of health, mental health, and clinical practice and co-authored a book on rural social work and another on direct social work practice. He has been the principle investigator on many research grants including an NIMH grant on Case Management Strategies. Dr. Farley has served on many university and community committees and boards and received the University of Utah Faculty Community Service Award in 1998.

 

 

Larry L. Smith received his B.S., M.S.W., and D.S.W. degrees from the University of Utah. After completing his doctoral education, Dr. Smith worked for three years as a clinical social worker at the University of Utah Medical Center. He has been a full-time faculty member at the University of Utah College of Social Work since 1974.

 

For ten years, Dr. Smith was the Director of the Part-Time and Rural M.S.W. programs at the College of Social Work. He was the Director of Admissions for the M.S.W. program for twenty-one years and the director of the M.S.W Program for ten years. Along with his administrative duties, Dr. Smith teaches courses in clinical practice, human behavior, and research. Dr. Smith is also a licensed clinical social worker and marriage and family therapist.

 

Dr. Smith has published articles on crisis intervention, health, mental health, and corrections along with an earlier book on crisis intervention. His current research interests also include alcohol and drug prevention and treatment programs.

 

 

Scott W. Boyle received his B.S. degree in Recreation from Brigham Young University, his M.S.W. from the University of Southern Mississippi, and his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Brigham Young University. For the first ten years of his professional career, Dr. Boyle worked as a clinical social worker in a number of mental health and hospital settings.

 

Dr. Boyle's first academic position was at Grambling State University where he was the Chairperson of the Health and Mental Health Concentration. He continued in that position for eight years before becoming a full-time faculty member at the University of Utah College of Social Work in 1996. Dr. Boyle previously served as the coordinator of the Evening M.S.W. Program at the College of Social Work and as the chairperson of the Human Behavior and Social Environment Committee.

 

 In 2001, he joined two other faculty in developing the BSW Program within the college and continues in this position Associate Professor.

 

Dr. Boyle teaches courses in direct/clinical practice and human behavior. He is also a licensed clinical social worker and psychologist and maintains a private practice in Farmington, Utah. His research focus has been in the area of anger and substance abuse.

Table of Contents

IN THIS SECTION:
1.) BRIEF
2.) COMPREHENSIVE


 

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Part I: Introduction
Chapter 1: What is Social Work?
Chapter 2: The Evolution of Social Welfare and Social Work in the United States
Chapter 3: Education for Social Work
Chapter 4: Generalist Practice and Introductory Theory
 
Part II: Social Work Practice
Chapter 5: Social Work Practice with Individuals
Chapter 6: Social Work Practice with Groups
Chapter 7: Social Work Practice with Communities
Chapter 8: Administration and Research
 
Part III: Social Work Services
Chapter 9: Mental Health Services
Chapter 10: Social Work in Health Care
Chapter 11: Social Work in Schools
Chapter 12: Social Security and Public Welfare
Chapter 13: Family and Child Welfare Services
Chapter 14: Correctional Services
Chapter 15: Services for the Aged
Chapter 16: Drug Abuse and Social Work
Chapter 17: Services with Minorities
Chapter 18: Social Work in Rural Areas
Chapter 19: Case Management
 
Part IV: Professional Development
Chapter 20: Social Work: A Maturing Profession
Chapter 21: Social Work Prevention and Enrichment
Chapter 22: Social Work and the Future



COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Preface

 

Part I: Introduction

 

Chapter 1: What Is Social Work?

Social Welfare

Social Work

Distinguishing Characteristics of Social Work

Social Work Careers

Sociology and Social Work

Psychiatry and Social Work

Psychology and Social Work

Counseling and Social Work

Social Work in the World Today

Summary

Practice Test

 

Chapter 2: The Evolution of Social Welfare and Social Work in the United States

Echoes of the Pas

European Roots

Beginnings in the United States

Public Assistance and Social Welfare Emerge

Services of Volunteers

Social Workers Appear

International Social Work

Summary

Practice Test

 

Chapter 3: Education for Social Work

Social Work Education

The Master’s Program

Evaluating Master’s Programs

The Baccalaureate Program

The Doctoral Program

Continuing Education

Student Participation in Social Work Education

Council on Social Work Education

Summary

Practice Test 

 

Part II: Social Work Practice

 

Chapter 4: Generalist Practice and Introductory Theory

Need for a Theoretical Framework

Introductory Inner and Outer Forces Paradigm

Additional Model Definition

The Life Cycle and the Inner and Outer Forces Model

Social Functioning

Levels of Social Functioning

A Base for Generalist Social Work Practice

Summary

Practice Test

 

Chapter 5: Social Work Practice with Individuals

Social Work with the Individual–A Generalist Approach

Clinical Social Work Defined          

History of Social Casework and Clinical Social Work     

Trends in Casework and Clinical Work      

The Practice Framework           

Methods of Clinical Social Work         

The Clinical/Direct Practice Process of Social Work         

The Multisystems Approach    

Summary        

Practice Test 

 

Chapter 6: Social Work Practice with Groups         

Historical Developments        

Group Work Defined       

Group Work Models         

Formation of Groups

Selection of Group Members           

Preparation of Group Members         

Structuring the Group        

Stages of Groups    

Group Work Settings    

Summary

Practice Test

 

Chapter 7: Social Work Practice with Communities 

What Is Community Organization?   

Beginnings of Community Social Work         

Underlying Principles in Community Organization         

Community Social Work Processes    

Roles of the Community Organizer  

Summary    

Practice Test

 

Chapter 8: Administration and Research        

Administration       

Research 

Summary    

Practice Test

 

PART III: SOCIAL WORK SERVICES

 

Chapter 9: Mental Health Services  

Beginnings in Mental Health    

Elements of the Mental Health Network 

Essential Elements of Comprehensive Mental Health   

Special Problems and Issues in Mental Health   

Summary         

Practice Test

 

Chapter 10: Social Work in Health Care         

Definition of Social Work in Health Care         
The Meaning of Illness           

The Role of Social Work in Health Care          

The Future of Social Work in Health Care Services              
Health Care Reform         

Prevention and Social Work          

Summary          

Practice Test

 

Chapter 11: Social Work in the Schools

The Education Delivery System: New Approaches          

Problems Plaguing the Public Schools         

Beginnings in School Social Work          

Social Work Practice in Schools          

Social Work Using a Group Approach          

School Social Work and the Community          

Working with Minorities         

Summary          

Practice Test

 

Chapter 12: Social Security and Public Welfare

Government’s Responsibility for Welfare

The Social Security Act

Government and Public Welfare

Summary

Practice Test

 

Chapter 13: Family and Child Welfare Services

Marriage/Partner and Family Counseling

Child Welfare Services

In-Home Care of Children

Foster Care of Children

Adoption Services

Child Protective Services

Summary  

 

Chapter 14: Correctional Services

The Social Problems of Delinquency and Crime

Social Work and Corrections
Social Work Practice in Corrections
Processes and Principles

Social Services and Case Examples

Social Work in Institutions

Summary

Practice Test

 

Chapter 15: Services for Older Americans

Older Americans Act of 1965

White House Conference on Aging, 1971

Adequate Income

Appropriate Living Arrangements

Institutional Responsiveness and a New Attitude toward Aging

Independence and Dignity

George Black, A Peace Corps Volunteer

Joy in Working with Older People

Summary

Practice Test

 

Chapter 16: Drug Abuse and Social Work

Misused Drugs and What They Do

Extent and Cost of Drug Abuse

Programs for Control, Prevention, Treatment

Summary

Practice Test 

 

Chapter 17: Services with Minorities   

Minority Problems

Social Services

Educational Developments

Summary

Practice Test 

 

Chapter 18: Social Work in Rural Areas

Beginnings in Rural Social Work

Rural Social Work Practice

Roles of the Rural Social Worker

Rural Social Service Agencies

Distance Learning for Rural Social Work

Summary

Practice Test 

 

Chapter 19: Case Management

Historical Developments

Case Management Defined

Case Management Research

Summary

Practice Test 

 

PART IV: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

Chapter 20: Social Work: A Maturing Profession

Criteria of a Profession
Historical Background
Social Work Today

Summary

Practice Test

 

Chapter 21: Social Work Prevention and Enrichment

Social Work Focus on Prevention

Problems Involved

Examples of Prevention

Implications of Prevention

Social Work Enrichment

Summary

Practice Test 

 

Chapter 22: Social Work and the Future

Professional Maturation
Increase in Services
Professional Identification and Visibility

Certification and Licensing

Spirituality in Social Work Practice

Changing Continuum in Social Work Education

Development of the Role of Consultant

Status of the Social Worker

Private Practice

The Aging of Our Population

Advocacy Role

Improved Public Relations

Rural Social Work

Technology

Expansion of Leadership Roles

Increase in International Social Work

Prevention

Enrichment

Movement for Higher Quality

Summary

Practice Test

 

Notes

Photo Credits

Name Index

Subject Index



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